Taught course

Tourism, Heritage and Sustainability (Dumfries Campus)

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in social sciences, humanities, business studies, or geography. Other backgrounds may be considered.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to build your understanding of the tourism, heritage, and sustainability sectors. Drawing upon a multidisciplinary team to do this, it uses academic approaches from the social sciences and the arts to investigate key themes. These include motivation, impacts, sustainable development, cultural and natural heritage, interpretation and management within this field.

  • The programme gives you the opportunity to develop a vast repertoire of knowledge and expertise in the subject area through interdisciplinary and critical approaches to study.
  • International in scope, it provides a worldwide perspective of tourism, as well as showcasing the variety and significance of this global industry. The programme covers a wide range of international case studies. We use examples from Europe, the Americas, Asia, as well as Scotland and the UK.
  • The Dumfries campus hosts the Solway Centre for Environment and Culture, and is a centre of expertise in environmental and sustainability issues.
  • A summer work placement with a variety of tourism and heritage related companies or attractions is possible.
  • The local region of Dumfries has fine examples of natural and cultural heritage, including reserves, museums, theme towns and castles.
  • You will also benefit from the combined industry experience of our guest lecturers.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
donald.macleod@glasgow.ac.uk